Swamp Explorers Summer Camp Starts

June 6-10: Swamp Critters June 13-17: Bees, Birds, and Butterflies June 20-25: Adventure in the Forest June 27-July 1: The Amazing Food Web Are you looking for a fantastic camp for summer that is exciting and different? Look no further! Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, located in Augusta, Georgia (just minutes from downtown), has just the... Read more »

Swamp Saturday Family Guided Hikes – June

$5 per person, pre-registration required 9AM - 11AM Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children and adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife, learning about the diverse plant life, and the importance of urban wetland ecology. Please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and bring water to drink. No... Read more »

Swamp Saturday Family Guided Hikes – July

$5 per person, pre-registration required 9AM - 11AM Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children and adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife, learning about the diverse plant life, and the importance of urban wetland ecology. Please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and bring water to drink. No... Read more »

Full Moon Hike

July 13, 2022; 7 pm – 11 pm $10 per person, registration is required From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a... Read more »

Phinizy Moth Campout

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta, GA

$7 per person  July 23 – 24, 2022; 7:30 pm – 9:00 am “Moths are one of the most diverse and successful organisms on earth.”  Nationalmothweek.org This is a fun Citizen Science event at Phinizy and you don’t need to have any experience to participate! Come camp out with us and help us count, take... Read more »

Puddle Ducks: Kids & Caregivers Club

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta, GA

$10 per child Bring your little ones (through age 5) out on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10 AM for a great time together with stories, crafts, and hands-on fun in nature! For more information and to sign up, go to https://phinizycenter.org/puddle-ducks/ If you have already registered but need to cancel your reservation,... Read more »

Summer Wading Bird Guided Drive/Hike

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta, GA

Phinizy is offering a Wading Bird Drive through the constructed wetlands. We will do some driving and hiking in search of wading birds: egrets, herons, night-herons, storks, and ibis. We will also be looking for shorebirds and any other bird that flies our way. Why do this in the dog days of August? Wading birds... Read more »

Swamp Saturday Family Guided Hikes – August

$5 per person, pre-registration required 9AM - 11AM Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails. Children and adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife, learning about the diverse plant life, and the importance of urban wetland ecology. Please wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and bring water to drink. No... Read more »

Puddle Ducks: Kids & Caregivers Club

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park 1858 Lock and Dam Road, Augusta, GA

$10 per child Bring your little ones (through age 5) out on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 10 AM for a great time together with stories, crafts, and hands-on fun in nature! For more information and to sign up, go to https://phinizycenter.org/puddle-ducks/ If you have already registered but need to cancel your reservation,... Read more »

Full Moon Hike

September 10, 2022; 7 pm – 11 pm $10 per person, registration is required From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a... Read more »